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Baby Maker - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Baby MakerBaby Maker

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

328 Ratings
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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 66
Gots: 79 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Resuin on 10-17-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This "Lager Wine" aged for nine months in bourbon barrels previously used for Framinghammer.
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Pours a two finger white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Hazy amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Bourbon nose and flavor is bourbon, very smooth sweet dark fruit, hints of the high ABV. Decent barleywine. Pricey at $14.99 for a 500ml bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, Ma.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into KBS goblet. Date of review is 8/13/14.

Appearance- Gives me a first impression of a peach mead. Honey is the color that pops in my mind. A beautiful white head was present for a few seconds, but it's gone now.

Smell- Smells an awful lot like a barleywine. I get strong flavors of fig, apricot and white cherries. Maybe just a hint of bourbon and vanilla, but the fruit steal the show.

Taste- WOW! It takes a lot to take my breath away from beer, but this is outstanding. Bourbon is the most forward ingredient and it's so super smooth. After the initial bourbon rush, I get tropical fruits. Pineapple, banana and mango. A hint of prunes and figs in the back.

Mouthfeel- This beer wants to be hot, but it's just too smooth. 14% ABV is not present and that's an amazing accomplishment. Hops are present, but not in the way of the other flavors at all.

Overall- I wanted to try this beer, but was not super pumped about it...man was I wrong. Fantastic in every way. I will be trading for this again.

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Baby Maker from Jack's Abby Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.